The Narrative Of Sojourner Truth

The Narrative Of Sojourner Truth

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by Olive Gilbert
     
 

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Sojourner Truth (1797-1883) was the selfgiven name, from 1843, of Isabella Baumfree, an American abolitionist and women’s rights activist. Truth was born into slavery in Swartekill, New York. Her best-known speech, Ain’t I a Woman?, was delivered in 1851 at the Ohio Women’s Rights Convention in Akron, Ohio. She is commemorated together with Elizabeth… See more details below

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Sojourner Truth (1797-1883) was the selfgiven name, from 1843, of Isabella Baumfree, an American abolitionist and women’s rights activist. Truth was born into slavery in Swartekill, New York. Her best-known speech, Ain’t I a Woman?, was delivered in 1851 at the Ohio Women’s Rights Convention in Akron, Ohio. She is commemorated together with Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Amelia Bloomer and Harriet Ross Tubman in the calendar of saints of the Episcopal Church on July 20, the date of Stanton’s death.

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ISBN-13:
9781409948667
Publisher:
Dodo Press
Publication date:
10/31/2008
Pages:
100
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.24(d)
Age Range:
1 - 17 Years

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